Directories of third-party providers are an essential part of the infrastructure of new European payments law, but the issue of liability in certain cases has yet to be settled and could see...
EU authorities have reiterated to banks that authentication methods offered to their customers must also be available when that customer is using a third-party provider.
On March 27, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation on the application of the existing joint committee guidelines on complaints-handling to authorities competent...
On October 27, 2017, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) specifying the framework for cooperation between competent...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has clarified several points on how its guidelines on dedicated interfaces will work in practice, as banks seek to ensure they will not have to provide a ...
Ahead of a public hearing today in London, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has outlined its new guidelines on third-party account access, and the challenges and opportunities facing fintechs...
The question of how banks will be able to distinguish valid third-party providers from those lacking the correct permissions under new European payments rules is approaching resolution through the...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published long-awaited final guidelines on fraud reporting by payment firms, unveiling numerous changes in response to industry concerns.
The European Commission has indicated that amendments will likely be made to existing anti-money laundering (AML) laws so that third-party providers accessing account data are kept out of scope.
The influential Berlin Group has announced plans to develop a “testing framework” for banks that hope to ensure their application programming interfaces (API) will gain the approval of regulators.
On July 11, 2018 the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a recommendation to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) on action necessary to comply with the anti-money...
European acquirers and merchants remain unclear on how they will grapple with incoming rules on strong authentication, despite efforts from authorities to clarify lingering uncertainties.
On July 10, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the final report on the regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the information to be notified when exercising the right of...
On July 3, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published two reports — one assessing the impact of fintech on incumbent credit institutions’ business models and one assessing the prudential...
Europe’s top banking regulator has warned authorities and financial firms over potential issues around mobile wallets such as Apple Pay, citing legal complications, increased risk of cyberattacks...
An influential industry group has said there is still “substantial work required” to standardise UK banks’ application programming interfaces (APIs), in a frank review of open banking’s successes...

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